Rail Shipping: Complaints of Deteriorating Service in U.S. and Canada – DTN

🕔Apr 11, 2018The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), with assistance from the North American Millers Association (NAMA), alerted the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on March 10 of major concerns it had […]

Rail Shipping: Complaints Multiply About CSX Service – DTN

🕔Aug 30, 2017After receiving complaints from shippers about CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSX), the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) wrote a letter July 27 to CSX President and CEO Hunter Harrison stating its […]

Ag Group Hands Out Annual Rail Shippers Report Card – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2017Of the nation’s seven largest freight railroads, Union Pacific was ranked highest by ag shippers for its performance for 2016 while Canadian Pacific was ranked lowest in the Soy Transportation […]

Moving Grain: Union Pacific to Invest $57M in Nebraska Rail Infrastructure

🕔Apr 27, 2017Union Pacific Plans to Invest $57 Million in its Nebraska Rail Infrastructure In an April 24 news release, the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) noted its plans to spend $57 million […]

U.S. Energy: Rail Oil Shipments Continue, Volumes Lower

🕔Mar 2, 2016The movement of crude by rail (CBR) within the United States, including intra-Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts (PADD) movements, reached 928,000 barrels per day (b/d) in October 2014, with most […]

Moving Grain: River Conditions Continue to Hamper Navigation

🕔Feb 5, 2016Winter River Conditions Continue to Hamper Navigation On February 2, the Coast Guard reported a 35-barge tow had become grounded on the Mississippi River, near Caruthersville, MO. The grounding was […]

Moving Grain: Some Improvement in River Conditions

🕔Jan 15, 2016Some Improvement in River Conditions Weather in the nation’s mid-section continues to remain relatively dry, which has allowed the river levels on the upper Mississippi River and its tributaries to […]

Moving Grains: Flooding Returns to Portions of the River System

🕔Dec 17, 2015Flooding Returns to Portions of the River System Recent rains have caused minor flooding conditions on the Upper Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee Rivers. On December 16, the Mississippi River at […]

Moving Grains: End of Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season

🕔Dec 10, 2015Corps Announces End of Mississippi River Navigation Season for St. Paul, MN On December 3, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced the end of the navigation season for […]

Transportation: Infrastructure Improvements Crucial for U.S. Economy – DTN

🕔Aug 4, 2015The very first thing Walter Kemmsies looks at when trying to determine a country’s gross domestic product is its infrastructure. And the U.S. isn’t headed in the right direction. “Our […]

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